Gadolinium Gallium Garnet (SGGG) Substituted
Gd3(Mg,Zr) Ga5O12
Chemical name
Gadolinium Gallium Garnet (SGGG) Substituted
Mineral name
Gadolinium Gallium Garnet (SGGG) Substituted
Chemical formula
Gd3(Mg,Zr) Ga5O12
Melting point [°C]
1730
Crystal system
cubic
Unit cell
a [Å]:12.505
b [Å]:12.505
c [Å]:12.505
Frequent crystal surfaces
(100), (111)
Twinning
perfect twinning structure
Mohs hardness
7.5
Density [g/cm3]
7.09
Color
brownish
Refractive Index
nd=1.9708 at 577 nm; ne=1.9567; nc=1.9577 at 625 nm; ne=1.9567; nc=1.9500 at 2000 nm; ne=1.9567; nc=1.9454 at 5000 nm